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Barsine roseororatus Butler comb. n. 
   
Ammatho roseororatus Butler, 1877, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1877: 341.
   
Miltochrista dohertyi Rothschild sensu Holloway, 1976: 3.


Barsine roseororatus (x 1.38)

Barsine roseororatus (x 1.38)



Diagnosis. This and the next species are very similar in facies and are most reliably distinguished on genitalic characters (see illustrations), but roseororatus is distinctly larger, with more diffuse, broader and paler short black striae subapically on the underside of the forewing.

Taxonomic note. The taxonomy of the species complex to which this species, B. cuneonotatus Walker comb. n. and B. dohertyi Rothschild comb. n. belong was discussed by Holloway (1982).

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. This is a frequent species that is found in forested and disturbed habitats in the lowlands and more rarely up to about 2000m.

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